The following pages include information on regulation, licensing, public and environmental health, food safety and planning for business in the borough.

About regulation

Regulations for Business and enterprise


Information on licensing premises used for the sale of alcohol, entertainment, late night refreshment, gambling, special treatments, and various other activities.

Trading standards

Trading Standards serves those who live, do business in, or visit the area.

Public Health Training Service

About our training services - training offered on Food Safety, Health and Safety, and Public Health

Food safety

Food safety information, guidance and training courses

Tables and chairs on the highway

Advice on starting a catering businesses and how to apply for consent to place tables and chairs on the highway

Health and safety

The Council's Environmental Health service is responsible for the enforcement of health and safety matters in a range of non-industrial premises

Environmental health

Environmental health services in the borough; including health and safety, pest control and food hygiene.